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Research Data Alliance Overview

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Welcome presentation by Donatella Castelli, CNR-ISTI at RDA National Event in Florence, Italy, November 2016

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Research Data Alliance Overview

  1. 1. Research Data Alliance: an overview Donatella Castelli CNR-ISTI CC BY-SA 4.0 "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016
  2. 2. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 RDA in a nutshell What is RDA? Why an RDA? What is it all about? Who can join RDA? What has it produced so far? "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0
  3. 3. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 What is RDA? RDA is an international member based organization focused on the development of infrastructure and community activities that reduce barriers to data sharing and exchange, and the acceleration of data driven innovation worldwide CC BY-SA 4.0 "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 115 countries 4,500 members
  4. 4. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 Why a Research Data Alliance? Vision Researchers and innovators openly share data across technologies, disciplines, and countries to address the grand challenges of society RDA Mission RDA builds the social and technical bridges that enable open sharing of data "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016
  5. 5. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 RDA Funders "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016
  6. 6. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 What does RDA do? "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 Experts and Data practitioners come together in self-formed, volunteer, focussed RDA Working and Interest Groups to overcome concrete hurdles e.g. Reproducibility, Data Preservation, Best practices for domain repositories, Legal interoperability, Data citation, Metadata, Data type registries, Education & Training on Research Data
  7. 7. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 Who Can Join RDA? Any individual or organization, regardless of profession or discipline, with an interest in reducing the barriers to data sharing and re-use and who agrees to RDA’s guiding principles Individual Membership is free @ https://www.rd-alliance.org/user/register "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 46 Organisational & 6 Affiliate Members 4527 Individual RDA Members
  8. 8. RDA worldwide growth 115 Countries Total RDA community members 4527 "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016
  9. 9. Who is RDA? "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0
  10. 10. Organisational & Affiliate Members CC BY-SA 4.0 "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 46 RDA Organisational and 6 Affiliate Members
  11. 11. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 Working Groups (WG) “focused effort and tangible progress” for which roughly 12-18 months of work can eliminate a roadblock for a substantial community or have substantive applicability to particular segments of the data community Interest Group (IGs) “common issues and interests” for which longer- term collaboration is needed. Often established prior to a Working Group for community discussion. RDA Working & Interest Groups "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016
  12. 12. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 WG related workflow "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 RDA Recommendations & Outputs (official and endorsed results) Adoption Use cases Outcome release Proposal submission Review by TAB Review by Council Start of WG Activities Through remote collaboration tools & f2f meetings at RDA plenaries 15 flagship recommendations with over 75 cases of adoption in different domains, organisations and countries
  13. 13. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 Domain Science - focused Agrisemantics WG BioSharing Registry: connecting data policies, standards & databases in life sciences WG Fisheries Data Interoperability WG On-Farm Data Sharing (OFDS) Working Group Rice Data Interoperability WG Wheat Data Interoperability WG Agriculture Data IG (IGAD) Biodiversity Data Integration IG Chemistry Research Data IG Geospatial IG Health Data IG Structural Biology IG Quality of Urban Life IG Marine Data Harmonization IG Metabolomics Data Interoperability IG Digital Practices in History and Ethnography IG RDA/CODATA Materials Data, Infrastructure & Interoperability Research data needs of the Photon and Neutron Science community IG Global Water Information IG RDA Interest (IG) & Working Groups (WG) by Focus (1) Community Needs - focused RDA/CODATA Summer Schools in Data Science and Cloud Computing in the Developing World WG Teaching TDM on Education and Skill Development WG Archives & Records Professionals for Research Data IG Data for Development IG Development of Cloud Computing Capacity and Education in Developing World Research IG Education and Training on handling of research data IG Engagement IG Ethics and Social Aspects of Data IG Total 72 groups: 27 Working Groups & 45 Interest Groups "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016
  14. 14. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 Reference and Sharing - focused Data Citation WG Data Description Registry Interoperability WG Data Security and Trust WG Empirical Humanities Metadata WG RDA / WDS Publishing Data Bibliometrics WG Research Data Collections WG QoS-DataLC Definitions WG International Materials Resource Registries WG National Data Services IG RDA/CODATA Legal Interoperability IG Reproducibility IG New Paradigms for Data Discovery IG Partnership Groups RDA / TDWG Metadata Standards for attribution of physical and digital collections stewardship RDA/NISO Privacy Implications of Research Data Sets WG RDA/WDS Scholarly Link Exchange Working Group Repository Audit and Certification DSA–WDS Partnership WG RDA/WDS Publishing Data IG ELIXIR Bridging Force IG RDA Interest (IG) & Working Groups (WG) by Focus (2) "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 Total 72 groups: 27 Working Groups & 45 Interest Groups
  15. 15. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 Data Stewardship and Services – focused Brokering Framework WG Brokering Governance WG RDA / WDS Publishing Data Services WG RDA / WDS Publishing Data Workflows WG Active Data Management Plans IG Data in Context IG Data Rescue IG Domain Repositories IG Libraries for Research Data IG Long tail of research data IG Preservation e-Infrastructure IG RDA/WDS Certification of Digital Repositories IG RDA/WDS Publishing Data Cost Recovery for Data Centres IG Repository Platforms for Research Data IG Research Data Provenance IG Virtual Research Environments IG Base Infrastructure – focused Array Database WG Data Foundation and Terminology WG Data Type Registries WG Metadata Standards Catalog WG Metadata Standards Directory WG PID Information Types WG Practical Policy WG Data Fabric IG Data Foundations and Terminology IG Federated Identity Management IG Service Management IG Vocabulary Services IG Data in Context IG Big Data IG Brokering IG Metadata IG PID IG RDA Interest (IG) & Working Groups (WG) by Focus (3) "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 Total 72 groups: 27 Working Groups & 45 Interest Groups
  16. 16. What are Plenary Meetings? Working meetings of RDA Working & Interest groups and new potential groups through Birds of a Feather meetings Outputs and Adoption cases presentation CC BY-SA 4.0 rd-alliance.org/plenaries 1. Gothenburg, Sweden (2013) 2. Washington DC, US (2013) 3. Dublin, Ireland (2014) 4. Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2014) 5. San Diego (CA), US (2015) 6. Paris, France (2015) 7. Tokyo, Japan (2016) 8. Denver (CO), US (2016) "FAIR Data Management: Best Practices and Open Issues", Florence, 14-15 November 2016
  17. 17. CC BY-SA 4.0 https://www.rd-alliance.org/plenaries/rda-ninth-plenary-meeting-barcelona Host collocated or associated events on 3rd, 4th or 7th (PM) – Applications open until 27 Nov 2016 17:00 CET https://www.rd- alliance.org/plenaries/ninth-plenary/rda-9th-plenary- collocated-associated-events "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016
  18. 18. CC BY-SA 4.0 "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 https://www.rd-alliance.org/plenaries/rda-tenth-plenary-meeting-montreal-canada
  19. 19. CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0CC BY-SA 4.0 RDA-Europe: the European plug-in to RDA • RDA Europe Forum • RDA Europe Science Workshops • RDA Europe national & pan- European outreach • RDA Europe policy report "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016 Supports RDA global and brings European voice to the table
  20. 20. RDAin a Nutshell WWW.RD-ALLIANCE.ORG/ @RESDATALL RDA Global Email - enquiries@rd-alliance.org Web - www.rd-alliance.org Twitter - @resdatall LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/ResearchDataAlliance Slideshare - http://www.slideshare.net/ResearchDataAlliance Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Research- Data-Alliance/459608890798924 RDA Europe Email - info@europe.rd-alliance.org Web - europe.rd-alliance.org Twitter - @RDA_Europe RDA US Twitter - @RDA_US "FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND OPEN ISSUES", FLORENCE, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2016

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